History of Honey in Georgia and Carolinas
In the late 1800s, Georgia and the Carolinas produced millions of pounds of honey and created a lasting legacy within the industry. Author and beekeeper April Aldrich traces the delectable history of honey and beekeeping throughout the region, from ancient apiaries to modern meaderies and beyond. As many know, the uses for the sweet nectar go well beyond flavor. Bee pollination extensively benefits agricultural crops in the area and elements from the beehive are commonly used in popular cosmetics, medicines and mead. Aldrich also looks at serious challenges that beekeepers face, such as Colony Collapse Disorder. Softcover, 144 pages, $19.99.